Finally, after days and days of talk about absolutely nothing new, the game that will explode minds and possibly actual heads is upon us. And, as is customary with nearly every game, but always the big games, everyone and their brother are throwing out a score prediction, which means you'll be hearing from the one lucky bastard who manages to nail it exactly (he or she should only be recognized for this feat of luck if they win significant cash monies; otherwise, they should be dismissed with an "oh, that's nice.").
Most of these predictions will follow these lines:
-"I like Alabama in a close one, but with a little more scoring. 17-13."
-"LSU is in a familiar setting and that defense seems like it's gotten even better. 20-10."
-"A game like this comes down to coaching and preparation. I like Nick Saban over Les Miles in that matchup. 21-17."
-"Games like this comes down to who wants it more. Looking into the eyes of...